Chinese plantain ,scientific name:Plantago asiatica, is a perennial weed of plantain Plantago grow from spring autumn, Japan national path. Where other plants can't grow the sturdy construction also being stepped on, is known as a typical live in cool do has. The leaves are of Rosetta. Bloom's plain white or purple flowers on short stems from stretched spikes. Mature seeds are dried and used as a diuretic, antidiarrheal and cough medicines.
Common name: Chinese plantain,Scientific name:Plantago asiatica,Another name: Psyllium ,Origin: Asia, Europe ,Distribution: Japan National Road, footpath, wasteland,Life type: perennial,Grass height: 10-20 cm , only leaves: root-shaped leaves, leaf, Rosetta, leaf shape: oval-broad ovoid, petiole: long petiole of the leaf length: 5-15 cm , Leaf: waveform ,hermaphrodite flowers, radially, floret, inflorescence: spikes, female mature, Corolla and calyx: tubular in Tip 4 crack, stem length: 10-30 cm, spikes: 3-7 pieces, places flowers: spikes on the floret ,length:0.3~0.5cm, the flowering time: April to October, Flower color: white or purple, Calyx: 4, Number of stamens: 4, Anther color: white, pale purple ,Fruit types: capsule and ripens fruit (lid fruits), fruit diameter: length cone, seed number: 5, usage: cough medicines, note: wind-pollinated